Pumpkin cupcakes are a perfect way to savor the changing season and satisfy your sweet tooth. Create the perfect patch of pumpkin pastries by adorning them with autumn-themed baking picks and baking cups. Keep them sitting pretty on a cupcake tower carved to fit your frosted fall goodies.
1 box pumpkin spice cupcake mix
8 ounce cream cheese, softened at room temperature
½ cup butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 ½ cups of powdered sugar, sifted
Fall Cupcake Decorating Kit
Red cupcake stand
1) Pipe cupcakes
Put icing in a pastry bag with an icing tip. Create spiral of cream cheese icing on cooled down cupcakes. Top off the cream cheese frosting with miniature pumpkins on baking picks.
2) Create icing
To make cream cheese icing, use a mixer to combine cream cheese, butter and vanilla. When mixture is smooth, add powdered sugar.
3) Bake cupcakes
Make pumpkin spice cupcake mix according to box instructions. Place mix into baking cups inside muffin tin, and bake according to instructions.